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jersey governor chris christie is doing to help ease a gas crunch in the wake of the storm. >>> ktvu's jana katsuyama is live now in lafayette and tells us opponents of the tax measure are at work to get out the vote, jana. >> reporter: those teachers and governor brown are campaigning hard. but a recent poll show support slipping. today we found people on both sides of this issues battling for both. >> reporter: in contra costa county teachers stood on street corners for hours tonight urging drivers to support proposition 30. these teachers say if prop 30 does not pass, schools will have to cut costs. >> we're talking about 11 fewer days to teach the math, science, reading and language arts that is really important for our students. >> i would say this is about the worse i've seen. or it will be if this doesn't pass. >> reporter: governor brown put proposition 30 on the ballot to raise $6 billion that has been allocated this year for csu budgets. it would also increase the state's sales tax. the tax increase would not apply to gasoline or food. >> no on proposition 30, thank you for
for hurricane sandy it may take longer. >> reporter: the new jersey governor chris christie took a tour of the destruction and consoled home openers that lost everything. >> very difficult day, very difficult day. >> reporter: new jersey is not the only state recovering today. officials are saying the worse is behind them. >> it's the beagaining o a process we all know will take a while but this is the end of the downside and hopefully from here is going up. >> and you heard governor christie he said nothing prepared him for what he saw when he got out to tour the damaged area. he will do the same with president obama. >>> all right, thank you craig. from new jersey we go to our weather center our chief meteorologist. what's the situation now with that massive storm. >> the storm is still massive. the worse is over. that tial surge, the big surf of last night that's when the real problems happen. we're going to see continued sunshine. over the next 24 hours it makes it way into eastern new york. it is massive, it extends from chicago south, northern atlanta, norfolk and maine. look how
governor chris christie. reporter kraig boswell joins us live to talk about the long road ahead, and the problems that remain. >> reporter: julie, good evening to you. president obama, governor christy landed just to our north here. we're in north atlantic city along the boardwalk here. the northern part of the boardwalk that is no longer there. the president said help is on the way. they will not rest until everyone has rebuilt. words, optimistic words that people here really needed to hear so they can figure out what to do next. >> catastrophe, it's going to take a long time to recover from it. >> reporter: in some areas, people are able to begin cleaning up. crews are pumping water out of flooded dwellings, and residents are throwing out possessions ruined by the storm. >> i grew up around here, never saw anything like this before. >> reporter: a total of 6 million people are still without power. limited transportation services are causing more headaches for those trying to get back to work. traffic in and out of the city is heavy, with most trains still down. the mayor plac
more of a power issue than supply issue. >> reporter: governor chris christie is assuring people that more help is coming down. >> the light of day on tuesday was a time for us to feel sad and sorrowful, wednesday was to begin to plan and thursday to act. >> reporter: they are certainly starting to act. crews they were literally truck after truck after truck rolling into this portion of new jersey. there was a crew working back here earlier. they're having to scrape up literally two to three feet of sand, dumping into dump trucks and taking it to the side. they can't just dump it back on to the beach because they must take out debris like nails. >>> the lines are long and that has led to a lot of delays. these are people lined up waiting to take a bus into manhattan. in the city there's no service south of 23rd street because of a power outage. many of new york subway trains were running again today. some commuters said they were relieved after being forced to walk to work. it's still not clear when all 600 plus miles of the system will return to full service. >>> now to our 201
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